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Quotes And Sayings About Singing

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I studied German at school. I lived in Berlin for two years and had a German girlfriend for five years, so I don't find speaking German particularly difficult. Singing was slightly more difficult.
~By Martin Gore ~


I spent many years laughing at Harry Secombe's singing until somebody told me that it wasn't a joke.
~By Spike Milligan ~


I was a kid, and I remember my mother singing. She was also a radio soap opera actress, but my mother sang.
~By Ruben Blades ~


I think I first realized I wanted to be in country music and be an artist when I was 10. And I started dragging my parents to festivals, and fairs, and karaoke contests, and I did that for about a year before I came to Nashville for the first time. I was 11 and I had this demo CD of me singing Dixie Chicks and Leanne Rimes songs.
~By Taylor Swift ~


Singing beautiful melodies is one thing, but to deliver the text so that the people understand it, even in a foreign language, has to be worked at very hard.
~By Maureen Forrester ~


Ever since I was a little kid, whenever my parents would have company over, I would put on shows, whether they would be magic shows, singing shows, dancing shows, little skits.
~By Ellen Muth ~


It was always acting, singing and dancing that I loved.
~By Linda Lavin ~


My look was even more solidified when I started singing in Greenwich Village with my sister Lucy. We wore matching dresses as the Simon Sisters.
~By Carly Simon ~


All my songs were solo voices. Just me singing. In fact, that was the gimmick - no gimmick. Just singing straight with not too much background.
~By Bobby Vinton ~


I really liked the Mariachi singing in Westerns.
~By Harry Dean Stanton ~


My father, a mining engineer and colliery manager, gave his brood many advantages not least of which, for me, was his love of singing which gave music a central place in our lives.
~By James W. Black ~


Anybody singing the blues is in a deep pit yelling for help.
~By Mahalia Jackson ~


A real active music set, based and really concentrated on what the music's all about. That's what I'm all about - singing and a really good strong music set.
~By Jon Secada ~


The Indian knew how to live without wants, to suffer without complaint, and to die singing.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


It is not fun singing about losing somebody like that, but at the same time it was easy to write because the memories were so real and vivid and so much a part of who I am.
~By Vince Gill ~


I was born in Alabama and my first live music experiences were in church. Every Sunday we watched regional gospel groups on television singing their hearts out.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


Writing and singing does give me some kind of release from the demons of my past, it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest, my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance of myself than performance has ever done.
~By Michelle Shocked ~


That was my way, and I also use the music after five years, I started hearing opera, opera, it was very good instrument to keep the spirit very strong because you feel like you are yourself singing opera, and I used to hear a lot of opera, they send me tapes.
~By Mordechai Vanunu ~


I will confess I did none of my own singing. I did all my own costume and makeup, though.
~By Gary Cole ~


I was always singing the way I felt, and maybe I didn't exactly know it, but I just didn't like the way things were down there-in Mississippi.
~By Muddy Waters ~


Sometimes I write notes that I have difficulty singing.
~By Elvis Costello ~


I remember when the candle shop burned down. Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.'
~By Steven Wright ~


I grew up on musicals, and I know they are quite the thing now, but I'm actually a little indignant, because I started taking singing lessons years ago - I put the time in!
~By Marisa Tomei ~


Now I'm more sure and I feel myself more comfortable singing.
~By Andrea Bocelli ~


Here, like everywhere else, laughing and singing, dancing and dreaming are not exactly the whole of reality; and for one ray of sun shining on the hut, the rest of the village remains in the dark.
~By Simone Schwarz-Bart ~


I started taking singing classes just two years ago. It was great. I never knew I could sing but I kind of found my voice.
~By Hilary Duff ~


I was like Gene Kelly, it was called singing in the rain. No seriously, I wasn't really born with a singing voice, but my friends Joe and John taught me how to sing.
~By Chris Burke ~


Hopefully I'll be successful with the singing, but there are so many other things I want to do, like acting. I'll do them one at a time first!
~By Katie Price ~


In so many interviews, they bring up the sexual aspect of the record. I've had some journalists say it sounds like I'm lying down in bed singing with a microphone. It gets so old!
~By Lucinda Williams ~


Singing in Gaelic is very, very natural to do. I think lends itself very much so to being sung.
~By Enya ~


I like what it is to sing, or to be with the others singing, to make music, but the fuss and all the things that are the exterior part of a career, has never interested me.
~By Victoria de los Angeles ~


Then I came up with this crazy idea just to walk out on the stage with no band at all and just start singing whatever came to mind. I actually fought the idea for a while because it seemed almost too radical, but it became obvious what I was supposed to be doing.
~By Bobby McFerrin ~


I like to sing ballads the way Eddie Fisher does and the way Perry Como does. But the way I'm singing now is what makes the money.
~By Elvis Presley ~


My father started me singing in church.
~By DeForest Kelley ~


I wanted to bring back that big, ballad type of music that we used to love so much. Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, when they first came out, that's what I grew up singing.
~By LaToya London ~


I used to cry myself to sleep every night. I missed singing so much. And performing. Man, I missed it so much.
~By Ronnie Spector ~


I grew up in a community that was bilingual. I've done it for a while, singing in both languages.
~By Jon Secada ~


There's the most resistance to an actor singing. It's like I'm being disloyal to my industry.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


I have a bad back partially from playing the drums and singing. I used to have to hold my body in such a position that my spine got out of alignment.
~By Don Henley ~


I never decided to start singing, to be a singer.
~By Stephen Malkmus ~


You don't have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don't have to keep flashing those words all the time.
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


A lot of people are singing about how screwed up the world is, and I don't think that everybody wants to hear about that all the time.
~By Mariah Carey ~


My book 'Trust Your Heart', which is the story of my life, will be followed by 'Singing Lessons', a memoir of love, loss, hope, and healing, which talks about the death of my son and the hope that has been the aftermath of the healing from that tragedy.
~By Judy Collins ~


Sinatra was the biggest influence on my life, my singing career. And rightly so. I mean he was the best singer ever.
~By James Darren ~


I'm very conscious of developing my singing, technically and stylistically. I want it to become more individual, express more of me. That's my goal. These songs are steps along that way.
~By Madeleine Peyroux ~


My mother gave me singing lessons; that was totally painful, because I couldn't do what she wanted to hear. She used to say: there's more there, there's more voice but I just didn't want to give it to her.
~By Linda Lavin ~


That was the big thing when I was growing up, singing on the radio. The extent of my dream was to sing on the radio station in Memphis. Even when I got out of the Air Force in 1954, I came right back to Memphis and started knocking on doors at the radio station.
~By Johnny Cash ~


I sing both in my shower and in my car, mostly in my car, because I have this weird thing - whenever I'm singing to the radio - my friends kind of hate it - but I pick out the harmonies in my head, and I'm singing the harmonies to the tracks and I'm jamming it out.
~By Paul McDonald ~


I've never taken vocal lessons. My early trumpet training and a fortunate talent for singing has always been enough for me. In the case of rock singing, I've always felt it was better to remain a bit untrained to maintain your individuality.
~By Ronnie James Dio ~


I think one of the most difficult challenges in show business is the challenge of longevity and to constantly realize and reveal what's already been there - like doing stage and singing and dancing in New York. I haven't been that far out of my comfort zone in a while.
~By Blair Underwood ~


I enjoy singing, and the instruments which truly move me are the horn, the trumpet and the cello.
~By Roger Bannister ~


If you are speaking about my own songs, I would think so because we were talking about that particular era and I was singing one of my songs that I recorded 50 years ago.
~By Ruth Brown ~


The artists who stand out to me have a passion for what they do. There are a lot of people who can sing. It's just like when you go to church and people are singing because it sounds good, not because it feels good. There's a difference.
~By Jill Scott ~


Singing and being truthful to a song... I've developed that skill, and I know how to do that real instinctively, that's all I've been doing for the last 25 years.
~By Taylor Dane ~


Singing for royalty is a dream of mine - I'd absolutely love to sing for the Queen at the Royal Variety Show. All the contestants are very good. I will just have to do my best and see what happens.
~By Susan Boyle ~


Singing is an arduous business and it needs sacrifices.
~By Lesley Garrett ~


How nice the human voice is when it isn't singing.
~By Rudolf Bing ~


We gather for prayer, and reading the Bible, and singing the songs of David.
~By William Brewster ~


I went to art school when I was little. I took ballet lessons. I played a little kick ball. I was sort of into everything because I had too much energy and I didn't know where to put it. When I was a preteen, I got into singing, and became really obsessed with it.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


You always will be singing a song or humming a line or a melody.
~By Dennis Brown ~


See, that's nothing but blues, that's all I'm singing about. It's today's blues.
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


I will play my part by singing the spirit into every open heart.
~By Bobby Womack ~


Singing songs like 'The Man I Love' or 'Porgy' is no more work than sitting down and eating Chinese roast duck, and I love roast duck.
~By Billie Holiday ~


I appreciate what others have done in the past especially for my genre, and my style of singing. And they sure put a footprint - you know, they got the foot in the door, but I'm going to put my foot straight through the door.
~By James Durbin ~


I learned so much about recording and about singing on records from Ken Nelson.
~By Wanda Jackson ~


Singing is not indulged in by Rotary clubs of some countries and all clubs are given full privilege to do as they please about including it in their programs.
~By Paul Harris ~


I consider myself as a singer first, but something that really helped me come into my own is that there's not a separation between me singing and me playing the guitar. The two fed off the other.
~By Shawn Colvin ~


I was a little bit wary of playing Nicholas. In the script, which I think is true of the novel and the film, he's the only character not singing and dancing in a musical style. Playing someone who is the personification of good is a little difficult.
~By Charlie Hunnam ~


A woman is a branchy tree and man a singing wind; and from her branches carelessly he takes what he can find.
~By James Stephens ~


Every time I talk about this, I say: when the singer is singing, he must be respected, you must be able to hear what he's saying. You can't put a trombone and a drum up there, and a microphone on the drum, microphones on everybody. You can't hear what he's saying.
~By Compay Segundo ~


When I sang that song, I felt it was almost as if some force had moved into my body. Things like that have only happened to me singing jazz. It doesn't happen when singing pop. I get so deeply into the music, it feels like I've become someone else.
~By Rita Coolidge ~


Who's judging American Idol? Paula Abdul? Paula Abdul judging a singing contest is like Christopher Reeve judging a dance contest!
~By Chris Rock ~


I was equally in love with singing and acting from an early age.
~By Minnie Driver ~


There happened to be guitar classes at the college, and there was a guitar teacher there with whom I used to play. In addition, I also would go out into country schools and teach little kids basic guitar and singing a few times a week.
~By Mark Knopfler ~


I was always singing and dancing for my mother when I wasn't glued to the television watching I Love Lucy or the Carol Burnett Show.
~By Debra Messing ~


When I was singing, everybody liked me.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


There's really nothing else I'm going to do with my life. I'd be useless if I weren't singing or acting.
~By Taryn Manning ~


Boy bands should be exploded from a great height. They're just pretty people singing music written by others.
~By Eddie Izzard ~


Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don't understand the language that you're singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.
~By Lou Rawls ~


When I owned the theater, I had the Glen Miller Orchestra. I had 20 girls singing and dancing. I had a cast of characters. It was a big group production, as well as ushers, ticket takers.
~By Bobby Vinton ~


The singing was something I got from my father.
~By Woody Herman ~


My father being in the movie business, I thought being an actor would be great. But when I started singing to people in coffeehouses, you know, singing folk music and then, later, singing songs that I started to write myself, I felt more than an affinity for it.
~By David Crosby ~


There is nothing like singing a song that 20,000 people know and are singing back to you.
~By Gary Cherone ~


I was singing in a mall, and I picked a girl to come up onstage with me. As I was grabbing her hand, I fell off the stage. It felt like I was in the air forever, flying like Superman.
~By Aaron Carter ~


Nothing I have done professionally will top the feeling I got when singing with John Farnham at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
~By Olivia Newton-John ~


I like to express certain things that happen in my life, the joy of spring, the birds singing and young babies coming into the world. You know, the whole thing as well as the part I'm not happy with, the sad part.
~By Roy Haynes ~


I don't like singing before noon.
~By Sting ~


I would be happy at a piano bar, singing. I just want to home in on being the best singer I can be.
~By Debby Boone ~


Even if I don't have the money to take vocal lessons, I'll practice in the house by myself singing out loud.
~By Christina Milian ~


I wondered how people would take me being a country music singer. I thought about deviating from that and singing other things. But... it doesn't really make sense for me to try to be something that I'm not.
~By Carrie Underwood ~


When I started really singing I was 17, 18 years old. I used to go around trying to be a singer in the Bronx. My knees would shake but I learned by doing.
~By Dominic Chianese ~


But I won't deprive myself of singing opera as long as my voice follows.
~By Placido Domingo ~


I have always been intrigued with singing and I actually started my career in musical comedies.
~By Janine Turner ~


Learn it well in your head, know it well, pick things you know and bring the old you and all the experience you have from singing these various kinds of feelings that are still related to what I have done in the rest of my career.
~By Al Jarreau ~


The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.
~By Henry Miller ~


I hate straight singing. I have to change a tune to my own way of doing it. That's all I know.
~By Billie Holiday ~


I'm very happy to sing whatever I'm singing. I've always enjoyed any role I've been given at a certain time. They've all been favourites, they've all been wonderful pieces to play.
~By Joan Sutherland ~


But enough joking. I am singing. This is all my life.
~By Placido Domingo ~


When I'm up on stage, I don't think about anything except the song I'm singing. Anyway, the majority of my audience is female, and I can't think that many of them want to see me a French maid outfit somehow!
~By Louise Nurding ~

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